BEIJING, June 3 (Xinhua) -- U.S. semiconductor giant Qualcomm announced that it will cooperate with JD.com, one of the largest e-commerce operators in China, to further cooperate on 5G development based on JD's customer insight and Qualcomm's 5G products solutions, reported The Beijing News on Tuesday.
After eight-year cooperation, the two sides launched the 5G plan in order to accelerate the popularization of 5G technology, enhance consumer experience and explore more application of 5G and artificial intelligence in logistics sector.
Efforts have been made by Qualcomm and JD.com in the past eight years to jointly promote the development of 4G mobile phones. In 2016, the two companies launched a series of events including the snapdragon.jd.com promotion.
The cooperation is also expected to tap into the tremendous potential of 5G, optimize operations and improve efficiency through new technologies. The two sides will promote the implementation of 5G in e-commerce such as the precise logistics positioning, edge computing and 5G XR, according to Qualcomm.
The two companies will provide customers with the latest 5G mobile phones and services during 2020 JD's 6.18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival which will be the first project launched under the new 5G cooperation plan.
Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm, said the two sides will work together to enrich the selection of 5G smart phones in different prices and expand 5G technology to more terminals. (Edited by Gao Jingyan with Xinhua Silk Road, email@example.com)